Episode #261

The Self-Reliant Entrepreneur

With John Jantsch

What does it mean to be a self-reliant entrepreneur? Our guest today is here to tell us; he has literally written the book on the subject!

John Jantsch is a phenomenal speaker and author, and today we’re talking about how he uses speaking for lead generation for his business and how he has created longevity and relevancy as a speaker for over 30 years.

We wrap up with his latest book, The Self-Reliant Entrepreneur and we do something that we’ve never done before on any show. Stay tuned for that and much more on today’s edition of The Speaker Lab!


  • How did he quadruple his speaking fees?
  • The importance of being able to evolve your message.
  • Why did he start his podcast?
  • How do you ultimately build the strongest business eco-system?
  • Speakers who get a lot of referrals do this one thing: what is it?
  • Can you determine if you are referrable?
  • Why trusting yourself is key to being a speaker and an entrepreneur.
  • What is one of the key markers to success?
  • And much, much more!

Want to know exactly what to say to finally land paid speaking gigs?

We’ll send you the exact three emails you can send to conference planners and event organizers that Grant Baldwin (our founder) used to book over $2M in speaking gigs. 

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